What to Do, Where to Go and What to See
in Costa Blanca & Costa Calida, Spain

Roda Fiesta Virgin de los Remedios

The village of Roda will be honouring their patron saint, Ntra. Sra. de los Remedios from the 24th to the 1st September 2013. Roda is situated on the inland side of the AP7 of Los Alcazares beside Roda Golf Resort. The programme includes a great mixture of activities, most of which take place in the Pinada de Roda such as processions, a giant paella, a migas competition at 01:00 in the morning, a foam party and of course fireworks to mark the end of the fiesta.
 
Saturday 24th August
20:30 Opening Speeches for the Fiesta
22:00 Dancing.
22:30 Election of the Fiesta Queens.
01:00 Hot bread in the Pinada de Roda.
 
Sunday 25th August
09:00 Romeria (short pilgrimage) when the status of Ntra. Sra. de los Remedios is carried from the church to the Pinada de Roda.
14:00 Giant Paella.
17:00-19:00 Various activities and children’s games.
21:00 Dance preformance by the group Beatriz Lozano.
22:00 Mobile Disco.
 
Thursday 29th August
09:45-13:00 music by Brian.
10:00-12:00 Traditional English Breakfast, 2€ per portion.
21:00 Traditional English Dinner 2€ per portion.
20:30-00:30 Music by Jim Devlin and La Angles.
 
Fiday 30th August
22:00 Disco.
22:30-23:00 Magician Mago Abel.
23:30 Foam Party.
01:00 Morcillas calientes (warm cakes) in the Pinada de Roda.
 
Saturday 31st August
22:00 Dancing to music by the group Retorno.
23:30 Charity Bingo in aid of the church.
01:00 Migas competition.
 
Sunday 1st September
10:00 Gathering of classic cars from the  AMA Club San Javier.
12:00 Grand Sardine Barbecue.
20:30 Mass followed by a procession in honour of Ntra. Sra. de los Remedios through the streets of the town.
21:30 Fireworks.
22:15 Mobile Disco.
00:00 Big firecracker, known as a traca, to mark the closing of the fiesta.